(1). A term used by companies to trick employees into doing two or more jobs for no extra pay.
(2). A ruse companies use to give employees a sense that they are adding valueto their resumes by learning a new skill when in actuality they are filling in for an employee who just quit until a replacement can be found.
“Hey Pat, now that Justin is gone we think it would be a great time for you be sit in on some cross-training sessions for paid search. The more you learn the better, right?”
(3). To plan out connec…oh, whatever, it’s just some stupid expression tech guys use to make it sound like whatever project they’re working on is going to be way more complicated than it actually will be….
“Okay, so before we can get started on the functional spec for the new GUI, we’re going to have to map the current system flows, inter-custody SEFT protocols and…man, this sounds like a lot of work…any room in the budget for a consultant?”